Monday, June 08, 2009

God Speed Jeffrey!

Fr. Jeffrey Steel of De Cura Animarum has recently announced that he is swimming the Tiber. By last count that makes eight of my former students who have gone either to Rome or Orthodoxy. Jeff is a man of deep conviction and theological reflection, so I am confident that his conversion is the logical and necessary next step in his pilgrimage. Anglicanism's loss is Rome's gain, for Jeff is a gifted thinker. But alas, as Jeff knows firsthand, there is no greater struggle than to live in inconsistency. And for this next step, I rejoice with him and support him.

I wish him and his family all the best in this next chapter of their lives. They will be in my prayers while they relocate to London, seek employment, schools, etc.

Read about Jeff's conversion HERE.


Jeffrey Steel said...

Thanks very much Dan! You are one of the few sensible ones who aren't angry at me for 'abandoning' the cause. You're always welcome for a visit!! Please keep in touch and thank God for the internet as it allows for it. You know, I forget what America is like. It's been 5 years since I last walked the shores. I may need to get home soon for a visit. A lot is happening so please do keep us in your prayers.

Anonymous said...


The Lord be with you in your walk with the Lord. Keep a light on for the rest of us who might just follow you some day.

Bob in Syracuse

Alice C. Linsley said...

Many good men will be forced to leave TEC. It is not a spiritually safe place for the catholic.

I've followed Fr. Steel's story and blog for some time and wish him and his family every blessing from heaven.